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Blucher Early Origins



The surname Blucher was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name Blucher contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Blucher family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

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Blucher Spelling Variations


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Blucher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Blucher, Bluche, Bluchen, Bluchern, Bleicher, Blocher, Blocker, Blochhausen, Blochmann and many more.

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Blucher Early History


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Blucher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blucher research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1814, 1815, and 1827 are included under the topic Early Blucher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blucher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blucher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Blucher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blucher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jost William Blucher, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738

Blucher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Blucher, who arrived in Edenton, North Carolina in 1820
  • Cath Blucher, who settled in Texas in 1846
  • Moses Blucher, who came to New York, NY in 1869
  • Peter Oleson Blucher, who arrived in Illinois in 1886

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blucher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blucher (post 1700)



  • Heinrich Blücher (1899-1970), German poet and philosopher
  • Heinrich Blücher (1899-1970), German philosopher
  • Franz Blücher (1896-1959), German politician
  • Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742-1819), Prussian Generalfeldmarschall who led his army against Napoleon I
  • Gebhard von Blücher (1865-1931), husband of Evelyn, Princess Blücher

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Blucher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blucher Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 September 2013 at 10:04.

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